Healthy Outlook Driven by Diversification and Expansion - Research Report on Kimberly-Clark, Estee Lauder, Ecolab, Herbalife,

 Healthy Outlook Driven by Diversification and Expansion - Research Report on
    Kimberly-Clark, Estee Lauder, Ecolab, Herbalife, and Newell Rubbermaid

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NEW YORK, March 4, 2013

NEW YORK, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors Alliance announced new research reports highlighting
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB), Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:
EL), Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL), Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF), and Newell
Rubbermaid Inc. (NYSE: NWL). Today's readers may access these reports free of
charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings -
via the links below.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation Research Report

To address the flu season that is reaching epidemic levels, Kimberly-Clark
continues to increase production of face masks as well as its other Personal
Protective Equipment (PPE) products in response to increasing customer demand.
The company also anticipates continued increased demand for PPE, including
face masks in 2013. The market leader in facial protection has been closely
monitoring the data regarding the flu epidemic to adjust its manufacturing
schedules and inventory management. The Personal Care Segment generated Q4
2012 sales of $2.4 billion, increasing by eight percent. In 2013, sales are
expected to grow three to five percent. The Full Research Report on
Kimberly-Clark Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/9fda_KMB]

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Estee Lauder Companies Inc. Research Report

Beauty products also seem to be doing well this year, as Estee Lauder reported
a solid Q2 2013, reflecting the global appeal of its brands in all regions.
Net sales increased by seven percent to $2.93 billion and 13 percent EPS
increase of $1.13. The company began the second half of its fiscal year by
launching another wave of its Strategic Modernization Initiative, a key driver
to achieving additional long-term efficiencies. Increased strategic marketing
spending behind key innovations and existing winning products with good
momentum is seen to help boost sales growth for the remainder of the year. The
Board of Directors of the company approved a quarterly dividend of 18 cents
per share on the common stock, payable on March 15. The Full Research Report
on Estee Lauder Companies Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/e8e5_EL]

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Ecolab Inc. Research Report

Strong profits are anticipated as Ecolab soon closes on its planned $2.16
billion acquisition of Champion Technologies. The company recently announced,
along with the announcement of substantial increases in its Q4 2012 sales and
profits that it is close to receiving regulatory clearance for the acquisition
of the specialty chemicals company. Ecolab expects to close on the Champion
deal in Q1 2013. The company also acquired Nalco Holding Company in late 2011,
contributing to the 63 percent Q4 earnings increase to $265.9 million, in line
with analysts' expectations. The Full Research Report on Ecolab Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/8a98_ECL]

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Herbalife Ltd. Research Report

In line with the global nutrition company's strategy to increase
self-manufacturing for its key products, Herbalife announced the completion of
its acquisition of a manufacturing facility in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
The acquisition is expected to further expand the company's global
manufacturing capacity. Over the next two years, investment on machinery and
technology is expected to exceed $100 million. The facility is expected to
begin production as early as June 2014, creating approximately 500 new jobs.
The Full Research Report on Herbalife Ltd. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at:
[http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/68c9_HLF]

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Newell Rubbermaid Inc. Research Report

The global consumer and commercial products marketer Newell Rubbermaid adds
another category to its already diversified portfolio. The company announced
its entry into the HVAC category, introducing its new brand Hilmor. The new
brand is said to represent the third anchor brand within Newell Rubbermaid's
Tools segment, and is also part of its Growth Game Plan. With the introduction
of a new brand, the company posted an optimistic 2013 guidance, with an EPS
growth of five percent to eight percent in the range of $1.78 to $1.84. Full
Research Report on Newell Rubbermaid Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/db25_NWL]

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